USW Local 1-689



Greg Maynard, Operator Technician
Larry Ross, Maintenance Mechanic
Steve Boehm, Chem Op
Jason Hoskins, Instrument Mechanic

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A Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the Union Hall located at 2288 Wakefield Mound Road in Piketon. 

Recent News

The USW Local 689 International Election will be held on November 23, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Union Hall at 2288 Wakefield Mound Road in Piketon.  A sample ballot will be posted as soon as it is made available from the International. 

You may request an absentee ballot. It must be an individual, personally mailed request signed by the member and must be received by the International Secretary-Treasurer's office at least 14 days in advance of the election.  The request must indicate the Local Union and District in which the person holds the membership and include a statement from the Local Union Financial Secretary, Amy Sparks, certifying that the member is a member in good standing of the Local Union.  It must also specify the specific work assignment, military service or vacation that will require the member to be absent from the polling place during the entire voting period.

Arbitrator Robert Wages on Saturday, September 25th, issued a 22-page written decision denying the hundreds of grievances filed under the D&D and P&T contracts over FBP’s plant shutdown during the week of July 4, 2018. (Another arbitrator in 2019 rejected the Company’s procedural arguments and ruled that the grievances could go forward; the hearing on the substance of the grievances was delayed due to COVID.) (Click Read More)

Please click "Read More" to view current postings.  You may also view these positions by clicking HERE.  You may sign postings at the Union Hall, or call the Union Hall at 740-289-2405 to have your name placed on the list. 

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